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  • Eventual height: 0.6m
  • Eventual spread: 0.6m

Calathea 'Triostar'

calathea

14cm pot - 50cm tall £19.99
14cm pot - 50cm tall £19.99
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  • Position: bright but indirect light
  • Soil: good potting compost
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Hardiness: tender (indoors only)
  • Current height: approximately 50cm (including pot)
  • Pot covers: choose a 16cm pot cover to give a good fit over the pot.

    The upper leaf surface of this decorative houseplant is a glossy green, but it is also irregularly feathered with creamy white markings. Underneath however, the leaves are a bright raspberry pink, so the overall effect is very colourful - particularly as the new leaves emerge in a tight scroll before gradually unfurling. Please note that the pot in the photograph is not supplied with the plant (which is sent out in a black plastic pot). They do however make excellent potted plants, and if you wish to pot yours up, we do have a wide range of pots on our website to choose from.

  • Home care: Originating from tropical regions, they like relatively stable temperatures (ideally above 15C) and a well-lit position that does not get direct sunlight (think steamy jungle!). They like to be kept well watered, although this can be cut back a little in winter, and they thrive in high humidity, either grow it in a steamy room, mist it with water regularly, and/or sit the pot on a tray of dampened shingle.
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